Tasty Beanthread Noodle Salad

Preparation info

  • Serves

    4

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Ken Hom Cooks Thai

Ken Hom Cooks Thai

By Ken Hom

Published 2001

  • About

As might be expected, the Thai and Chinese cuisines share many similarities, especially basic ingredients. Satiny beanthread noodles are a staple in both countries but here they are graced with typical Thai seasonings. The result is a most appetizing stir-fried salad.

Ingredients

  • 110 g (4 oz) dried beanthread noodles
  • 15 g (½

Method

Soak the noodles in a large bowl of warm water for 15 minutes. When soft, drain and discard the water. Cut into 7.5cm (3 in) lengths using scissors or a knife. Set aside.

Soak the cloud ears, if using, in warm water for 15 minutes. When soft, rinse well in warm water, drain and discard the water.

Cut the chicken into 1.5cm (½ in) pieces. Combine the chicken with the rice wine, s